Employment

Are you seeking to join an outstanding Christian School? 

TEACHING POSITIONS

All teaching positions are advertised on teachers.on.net as well as seek.com.au

Please direct enquiries and applications to:

Mrs Heidi Hansen
Principal Bethany Lutheran Primary School
126 Cascade Street Raceview Qld 4035
Phone: (07) 32888799
heidi.hansen@bethany.qld.edu.au

Primary Music Teacher (P-6)


Part Time (0.5 FTE – 2.5 days/week) 

Permanent position, beginning January 1, 2023.

Closing date: FRIDAY 28th October 2022.


ABOUT US

Bethany Lutheran Primary School is an award-winning, P-6, co-ed, primary school located in Raceview, Ipswich. 

We are:

A double-stream school of approx. 340 students.

A vibrant and innovative school, with staff committed to providing an outstanding Christian education for every child.

We are seeking a vibrant, passionate, and enthusiastic Classroom Music Teacher to join our dedicated staff.

ABOUT YOU

The School's core values are Love, Hope, Serve, Achieve.  As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned with these values.

In addition to the requirements of being a member of our teaching staff, the Music Teacher is required to execute the following responsibilities, or demonstrate the required characteristics to:

  • Be a highly effective, innovative, and motivated educator with a passion for learning and teaching.
  • Have a passion for music.
  • Have an inclusive, organised, and friendly approach to music that encourages maximum participation and skills development.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of effective and innovative teaching strategies.
  • Can establish and maintain professional, warm, and ongoing relationships.
  • Be willing to be involved in the broader life of the School.
  • Have proven ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Possess a strong knowledge of the Australian Music curriculum.
  • Actively engage with students and their families in relation to student learnings and performance.
  • Have demonstrated commitment to Christian values.

Applicants are to address the Key Selection Criteria below.

  1. A willingness to support the Christian ethos and a desire to serve.
  2. Appropriate qualifications i.e., Teaching Qualifications and a Bachelor of Music, as well as a strong understanding of the Australian Curriculum- Music (P-6).
  3. Proven ability to demonstrate initiative.
  4. Proven organisational and time management skills.
  5. Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build rapport with students, staff, parents, and all other persons associated with Bethany Lutheran Primary School and the wider community.
  6. Ability to communicate and interact with all Bethany community members positively and appropriately- staff, students, and parents.
  7. Able to coordinate and lead the small team of Instrumental Music Teachers. 
  8. Experience conducting vocal ensembles and choirs.

Desirable- Understanding and appreciation of the Kodaly Methodology.  

HOW TO APPLY

We look forward to appointing a suitably motivated individual to engage with and serve our students, staff, and families. If you believe this is you, we encourage you to apply for this role. 

All applications are to be emailed through to employment@bethany.qld.edu.au - addressed to Mrs Heidi Hansen, Principal, and include:

  • Brief Covering Letter (no longer than one page) which addresses:The reason for your interest, and your demonstrated experience and skills in relation to the role
  • Resume
  • Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • Three referees (preferably 2 professional referees, including your current employer)

Applications close promptly at 9am on Friday 28th October 2022.

Bethany Lutheran Primary School is a child safe institution. Applicants must provide a valid Working with Children Clearance (WWCC) check at the time of application or before employment. All appointments are subject to child protection legislation and employment screening.